IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyosung TNS, the Hyosung America parent company, has announced its intention to launch an initial public offering (“IPO”) on the Korean stock exchange. The exact timing, size and structure of the offering has not been finalized but the Hyosung Corporation, the South Korean holding company, intends to remain the majority owner of Hyosung TNS. KB Securities Co. and Daishin Securities Co. have been selected as the lead managers for this effort.
The IPO will play a key role in Hyosung Corporation’s growth strategy by capturing the full market potential of the Hyosung TNS business which has delivered strong financial results over the last three years. The IPO will increase global brand recognition, further expand R&D investments for technology innovation and fuel global expansion with the target to become the global market leader.
Over the last 30 years, Hyosung Corporation has grown into a global business through diversification and a core commitment to its customers’ satisfaction and success. Hyosung TNS is and will continue to be an important and integral part of Hyosung Corporation’s growth strategy.
Hyosung TNS has a diversified portfolio of solutions for the Retail and Financial Institution markets and is the ATM market leader in the United States, Russia, South Korea, Indonesia and Nigeria while transacting business in 30 countries globally. The company has planned expansion into Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa.
The company’s innovative solution portfolio includes ATMs, teller cash recyclers, core integrated self-service, multi-vendor software applications, retail kiosks, self-checkout systems, professional services and maintenance services. Software is a growing business for the company. Recently, the largest financial institution in India placed its trust in Hyosung TNS to provide multi-vendor ATM software to operate a fleet of over 40,000 ATMs from a variety of hardware providers.
Hyosung TNS’s position as an industry leader is attributable to the company’s technology expertise, innovation leadership, best-in-class partner network and an unwavering commitment to customer success. Hyosung TNS uniquely owns all aspects of design and manufacturing for its products allowing the company to bring new technology to the market faster. The company’s Research and Development focus is on innovating in the areas of financial services technology such as next generation recycling and new branch transformation solutions, enterprise cloud-based software solutions such as cash management and predictive managed services toolsets, and self-checkout technology.
“Today’s announcement further clarifies the intent and expectations of the upcoming IPO,” said Scott Hackl, Executive Vice President. “This is an exciting time for all of us at Hyosung.”